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Secularism in Israel Still Threatened by Ultra-Orthodox Community

libraries, doctors' offices, banks and other places. In Jerusalem, hundreds of ultra-Orthodox men have ... Attempts by the ultra-Orthodox minority to impose a code of behaviour that includes separating men ... of the ultra-Orthodox," said Shahar Ilan, an executive for an Israeli organisation promoting religious tolerance. ...

Editor's Choice - 10/01/2012 - 11:06 - comment 0

Netanyahu to Spend Festival with Russian Ultra-Orthodox Jews

the Hanukkah holiday in Moscow with members of Russia\'s ultra-Orthodox Lubavich Jewish communit ... of Russia's ultra-Orthodox Lubavich Jewish community, the Israel embassy said Thursday.  President ... bid to return to office less than two years after being beaten by the current premier, Ehud Barak, ...

19/05/2010 - 10:02 - comment 0

New Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Elected

for the Jerusalem Patriarch Greek Orthodox church in Athens for the past fifteen years, was sel Metropolitan Irineos, who served as the representative for the Jerusalem Patriarch Greek Orthodox church in Athens for the past fifteen years, was selected Monday as the new Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, ...

18/05/2010 - 19:09 - comment 0

WhatsApp destroying Jewish homes? Rabbis call for "ghetto media" ban

Orthodox Jews are urged to stop all use of social networking sites. Ultra-orthodox Jewish leaders have launched a crusade against ... Haaretz reported on Monday. WhatsApp grew in popularity among Orthodox Jews following a 2012 campaign ...

Editor's Choice - 11/02/2014 - 08:11 - comment 0

Egypt's Coptic Church supports military

Egypt's Orthodox Coptic Church announced Friday ... Egypt’s Orthodox Coptic Church announced on Friday its support for the military and security forces ... and friendly position that understands the nature of the developments, we strongly deplore the media fallacies ...

17/08/2013 - 12:03 - comment 0

Patriarch calls for release of Maaloula nuns and orphans

Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi made pleas ... Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi made a fervent plea Tuesday for Syrian rebels to release ... shelled various parts of Nabk. A pro-opposition group of media activists based in Qalamoun said 10 ...

04/12/2013 - 06:57 - comment 0

Ultra Orthodox men arrested over 'Women of the Wall' protests

During Friday's prayers, five ultra Orthodox ... ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who tried to disrupt landmark prayers by women Jewish activists at the Western Wall plaza in the Holy City. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that 1,000 ultra Orthodox men were ...

Editor's Choice - 13/05/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Syrian rebels reclaim Christian town of Maaloula, monastery nuns suffer

and Lebanese Orthodox nuns, according to a Vatican spokesperson. Vatican Radio, citing the Holy See’s ... for Human Rights. Syrian state news agency SANA said the rebels had entered the Orthodox Mar Taqla ... of fighting, the Observatory said. Observers and pro-opposition social media networks have hailed ...

03/12/2013 - 06:15 - comment 0

Jumblatt says Lebanon's Orthodox proposal doesn't stand a chance

The Orthodox Gathering proposal no longer stands ... said in remarks published Thursday. The Orthodox Gathering proposal ... to be held on time. “The time of the Orthodox Gathering proposal is over due to the stances ...

28/02/2013 - 13:37 - comment 0

Jordan Ahli Bank hosts Sohour for media representatives

various leaders and representatives of Jordan's media and press, at Orthodox Club. In their longstanding commitment to strengthening their relationship with the local media, Jordan Ahli Bank, held a Sohour that brought together various leaders and representatives of Jordan's media and press, ...

Press Release - 28/08/2011 - 07:41 - comment 0